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Fri
20
Jul

Playhouses in Shakespeare’s time: why ‘play’? why ‘house’?

As York celebrates the coming of the Rose playhouse to the city, this free pre-show talk asks what ‘playhouse’ really means and how this affects our understanding of Shakespeare

Tue
24
Jul

Richard III: History’s Man and Shakespeare's

In celebration of York’s Summer of Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre and the University of York proudly present a free public talk and discussion about the historical King Richard III and the Shakespearean character of Richard ahead of the performance of Richard III at the Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre that evening.

Wed
25
Jul

A Midsummer Night's Dream

In celebration of York’s Summer of Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre and the University of York proudly present a free pre-show talk, with actor assistance, about the Shakespearean comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Talk given by University of York Shakespearean Professor Judith Buchanan, ahead of the performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre that evening

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